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Broadband expansion brings points of connection to remote Maryland homes, businesses

April 20, 2023

The town of Hancock in Western Maryland is notable for being in the narrowest part of the state, sandwiched between Pennsylvania and West Virginia in a 1.8-mile stretch, but the world could get a little wider for residents after broadband internet comes to town after receiving federal grants. “It’s going to open up so many other opportunities,” said Hancock Mayor Tim Smith, a lifelong resident, who described the connection in town as “pretty decent,” with certain parts slow.

 

Article Source: Delmarva Now

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